How Fiddler on the Roof and shock jock Johnny Walker shaped NPR's most singular storyteller.
Fiddler on the Roof changed Ira Glass's life. Growing up in Lochearn, the self-described "theater dork" attended nearly every production of the hit musical that made it to Baltimore. "My mom used to...
WTMD reflects the profound changes happening at college and public radio stations.
If you went to college before the mid-1980s, you probably remember your campus radio station as a student-run affair—most likely long on individuality and short on professionalism. There might have...
WBAL-AM has dropped hit shows (Rush) and lost popular hosts (Chip) and listeners. How will it rebound?
Since the spring of 2006, WBAL-AM—the city's top-rated talk and news station—has lost some of its highest-rated and most hyped hosts and programs.
WBAL announced the cancellation of Rush Limbaugh's...
The popular DJ on interviewing Ozzy, moving past vinyl, and hanging with the boys.
Where did you go to school?Milford Mill High School. UMBC. (I was a commuter—not so good.) Temple U. (Finally, out of the house—yeah!)
What book or film most changed your life?I Know This Much...
A freewheeling, old-time radio show highlights the Eastern Shore's cultural landscape.
"Are we having fun yet?" The tongue-in-cheek question elicits a smile from Van Williamson, but, uncharacteristically, the creative force behind Radio From Downtown doesn't have a clever rejoinder...
Baltimore’s ex-con ex-police commissioner has reinvented himself as a rising talk radio star. But if Ed Norris could have any job he wanted, he’d take his old one back.
On clear days, Ed Norris rides his new motorcycle, a Victory Kingpin, to his four-hour radio gig, where he holds forth on everything from the war in Iraq to the Ravens to the city schools.